Think you know about Biography?
Answer questions and see how you rank against other players.Play Now
As lead guitarist of Heart — the band that injected acoustic guitar and femininity into hard rock, becoming one of the most enduringly successful rock bands of all time with hit albums spanning more than three decades — Nancy Wilson holds a special place in music history. However, even after all those years and hit songs and records,
Wilson and her sister remain steadfastly focused on what they see as their life mission — to make and share beautiful music. "I like to stay focused on what we're trying to get done, so we can hopefully make something great and maybe even uplifting," Wilson said. "Because I think that's what we were put here to do."
© 2013 A+E Networks. All rights reserved.
profile name: Nancy Wilson profile occupation:
Sign in with Facebook to see how you and your friends are connected to famous icons.
Your Friends' Connections
Included In These Groups
The United Service Organization was founded in 1941, as a way to provide morale to service members through entertainment. Hollywood was happy to promote its patriotism (and its stars), and sent entertainers to combat zones, often in danger, to perform for the troops. From Marilyn Monroe to Stephen Colbert, many of the biggest names in showbiz have put on shows for the American service members around the world. Check out these famous USO entertainers.
USO Entertainers 46 people in this group
Originally jump-starting their career in Canada, Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart broke out onto the American rock scene in the mid 1970s with hits like "Crazy on You," "Magic Man," and "Barracuda." For the next four decades, the sisters would stake their claim on the Billboard charts, selling over 35 million records and cementing themselves as one of the most enduring rock groups in music history.
Heart 2 people in this group
Famous Pisceans 522 people in this group